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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-03-2011, 12:49 AM
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Posted By jellybeanmumma
I haven't been on in ages - life just swept me...

I haven't been on in ages - life just swept me up in the busyness of trying to run a home business and raise a spirited 2yr old. But today I am losing it so here I am. Last friday DS came down with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-26-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By jellybeanmumma
The sharing sippy thing sounds a bit weird to...

The sharing sippy thing sounds a bit weird to me. I don't think that is really free ranging is it? I wouldn't be letting DS share with people we don't really know..
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,838
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,838
Posted By jellybeanmumma
Yeah my 17mo son says tractor, car, dad, shoes,...

Yeah my 17mo son says tractor, car, dad, shoes, this, that, yum, and all sorts of stuff that only he understands.. but mum? Forget about it. I figure its cause I'm just so damn important to him that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-22-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-22-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jellybeanmumma
 Quote:Children "in the jungle" tended to...



Quote:Children "in the jungle" tended to be worn until they were at least 2.  



I just had a duh moment. I can stop beating myself up about that now! Although we have been wearing him a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-22-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jellybeanmumma
He'll do strollers for a very short time, mostly...

He'll do strollers for a very short time, mostly just for naps though. We have a great push trike with a handle but are travelling by plane so it won't fit. His only love for toys at the moment are...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-21-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jellybeanmumma
Thanks for some good ideas. I like the stop/go...

Thanks for some good ideas. I like the stop/go idea. Obviously it would be harder at the festival cause he'll be super stimulated but it may help us for day to day stuff. I'm thinking he'll find the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-21-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-21-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By jellybeanmumma
So I got 5 mins into the to leash or not to...

So I got 5 mins into the to leash or not to leash threads and gave up. I'm not really looking for debate, I'm looking for helpful tips from mums of runners who have managed without leashes as I feel...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-20-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By jellybeanmumma
 I've had two false starts on a 365 photo...


I've had two false starts on a 365 photo project. I'd like to get an polaroid camera and do it with that. I'll have to check out the Babies doco when I don't have a bub sleeping next to me. 
 
I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-19-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By jellybeanmumma
So about the cotton wool generation?? We live...

So about the cotton wool generation??
We live in the country. When it rains, we go out in it. DS (17mo) slashes in puddles, digs in the mud and runs around. If its hot when it rains he gets nude....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-19-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By jellybeanmumma
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif Ds does that too.. and sometimes just after he falls asleep he'll cry out and ball up his fists like "I didn't want to fall asleep I still had...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-19-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,019
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Quote:Originally Posted by SaRaiMelting http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1284610/mental-stimulation#post_16123720)

I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-19-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By jellybeanmumma
Yeah we do this when DS obviously overstimulated...

Yeah we do this when DS obviously overstimulated or had a big day and he's just mauling my boobs not nursing. There is a section in the book Playful Parenting about holding kids as they tantrum or...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-19-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,838
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-13-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By jellybeanmumma
DS (17mo)  has had a few tough weeks with...

DS (17mo)  has had a few tough weeks with teething, lots of night waking, night nursing etc. He's high needs at the best of times and when tired..eeech!! Well just as the last teeth were finishing...
Forum: Parenting   12-09-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By jellybeanmumma
   Quote:  You seriously need to get...


 
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You seriously need to get away from these people.  They sound absolutely TOXIC.  Normal people don't do this.  I have never had to defend our decision... not to family and not to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-08-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,240
Posted By jellybeanmumma
Sounds like a pretty common dilemma hey? I'm in...

Sounds like a pretty common dilemma hey? I'm in a similar position to OP - I've spoken to my family and they're on board - and they know me well enough to know if we don't want it it's gone to...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By jellybeanmumma
I guess we were only wondering about this...

I guess we were only wondering about this question as we seem to get asked ALL THE TIME and have had quite a few people be rude, pushy, disbelieving (telling us we'll change our minds), belittling...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By jellybeanmumma
(x posted in any mums of an only tribe) So DH...

(x posted in any mums of an only tribe) So DH asked last night how we would deal with it when kids at preschool/school ask DS how come he doesn't have brothers and sisters. He's only 17mo now so its...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 92,096
Posted By jellybeanmumma
So DH asked last night how we would deal with it...

So DH asked last night how we would deal with it when kids at preschool/school ask DS how come he doesn't have brothers and sisters. He's only 17mo now so its not too much of an issue and if grown...
Forum: Allergies   12-06-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By jellybeanmumma
I've been meaning to check in to the A1/ A2...

I've been meaning to check in to the A1/ A2 thing for ages as the guy at our health food shop was telling me about it a while ago cause we're off all dairy and he said he'd had his allergic kids on...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-03-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By jellybeanmumma
  I sometimes get so jealous when people tell...


I sometimes get so jealous when people tell me their kids just fall asleep in the car but when you say it I'm stoked for you cause it sounds like you need that break. Sometimes for naps we get...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By jellybeanmumma
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Quote:Originally Posted by Super~Single~Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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